‘They’ve just got to believe’: Kyrgios says Aussies can have big run at Wimbledon

Nick Kyrgios is imploring his Australian support cast to dream big and seize the moment when Wimbledon finally returns with full crowds on Monday.  The All England Club will be at capacity for the first time since pre-COVID in 2019 as eight Australians open their campaigns on day one of the championships. A former quarter-finalist … Read more

Emma Raducanu admits there will be nerves before Centre Court Wimbledon debut

Emma Raducanu will make her momentous debut on Centre Court on Monday, and the US Open champion admitted there would undoubtedly be nerves ahead of stepping on to the most famous arena in tennis. Considering Raducanu’s stunning run to the fourth round last year, and everything that has happened since, it is easy to forget … Read more

Minjee Lee finishes tied for second at Women’s PGA Championship

Australian golf star Minjee Lee has fallen agonisingly short in her bold bid for back-to-back majors, finishing equal second at the Women’s PGA Championship in Maryland.  Women’s PGA Selected scores 1- In Gee Chun (KOR): 5-under T2 – Minjee Lee (AUS): 4-under T2 – Lexi Thompson (USA): 4-under 4 – Atthaya Thitkul (THA): 3-under T5 … Read more

French hurdler wins national title with one good eye after warm-up assault

“I don’t want to dwell on it,” said Happio after the race. “We’ll leave that to the competent people. To talk about the race, we worked a lot, we redid the music and that’s it. The feelings were good. I’m glad I did this time. Physically I’m fine.” Vallaeys added: “There was a big incident … Read more

England vs New Zealand, third Test day four live: score and latest updates from Headingley

After another cracking day in a terrific series New Zealand start the day 137 runs ahead and with the new old firm, Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell, with their feet under the table. Yes, their partnership may only be seven so far but to date in this series they have made 236, 45 and 120 … Read more

Bizarre scenes at world championships as disqualified swimmer stands ALONE on podium with gold

Bizarre scenes at world championships as disqualified swimmer stands ALONE on podium to receive his gold medal after race organiser’s last-minute U-turn American Justin Ress was disqualified then reinstated in event at Budapest The 24-year-old was first stripped of gold after touching wall while underwater Ress was handed his medal alone in last ceremony of … Read more

Matildas’ big loss to Spain asked more questions than it answered

The day before the Matildas’ first-ever friendly match against Spain, head coach Tony Gustavsson appeared to have as many questions as the rest of Australia did about what could happen in these unprecedented 90 minutes.  “How many boxes can we tick?” he asked. “Where are we as a team?” “Can we lose the game but … Read more

England vs New Zealand live: score and latest updates from day three of third Test at Headingley

Having saved England’s proverbial bacon on day two, Jonny Bairstow and Jamie Overton will resume their record batting partnership this morning. After the hosts had limped to 55 for six inside 12 overs after lunch, their hopes of a third win against New Zealand looked to be in tatters. Bairstow and Overton did an impressive … Read more

Tour de France 2022 route: When the race starts, a guide to each stage, and how to follow live on TV

Hopes of a fully fit line-up at this year’s Tour de France are hanging by a thread after an outbreak of Covid-19 cases tore through the Tour de Suisse peloton. Overall leader Aleksandr Vlasov, three teams and about 30 riders were forced to pull out of the Tour de France warm-up with Vlasov’s team Bora-Hansgrohe saying … Read more